Sci-tech

by | March 14, 2018 | 23:21

Skyrim isn't the only recent Bethesda hit to get a VR port - here's Dave on why Fallout 4's Vive exclusivity is a bad thing for VR . Skyrim VR took PlayStation VR gamers by storm when it was released late past year, dominating PSVR sales charts and helping Sony to boost its headset sales.

by | March 14, 2018 | 23:13

The SEC alleges that, prior to all of that, Theranos had painted a rosy picture of its technology, despite being fully aware that it was inaccurate and incapable of performing the blood tests claimed. Holmes kept strict control over her image, wearing only black turtleneck sweaters in public, much like Steve Jobs. Theranos' intrigue went beyond just investors and the media.

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:34

Long-awaited multi-step routines are just today starting to roll out to users in the US, as first spotted by Android Police . You open the Alexa app on your phone, jump into settings and tap on the device you want to enable this new Follow-Up Mode for (it's off by default, as it should be).

by | March 14, 2018 | 22:00

Abuja‎ - ‎The Senate on Tuesday resolved to screen President Muhammadu Buhari's nominees for the post of Deputy Governors of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).‎. Moving for the adoption of the request, the Senate Leader, Sen. In his remarks, the senate president, Dr. Bukola Saraki said the Upper House would always give priority to the nation's economy and urged Senator Ibrahim led committee to ensure a speedy completion of the confirmation process.

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:57

A similar letter was also sent to the Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara. The amendment re-ordered the sequence of elections with the national assembly elections coming first, governorship and state houses of assemblies second while the presidential elections last.

by | March 14, 2018 | 21:09

Sega has only confirmed that the collection will be headed to the PlayStation 4 , Xbox One, and PC even though the Nintendo Switch seems like the ideal console for these games. We've seen countless collections like this launched over the years, so at the moment, it's unknown if this is a port of an existing compilation or if it's one that's entirely new.

by | March 14, 2018 | 19:22

The new Avatars are much more customisable than the current models, featuring more body types, props and costumes. This was followed by a new report in The Verge , which claims that the new Avatars will be available to Xbox Insiders this month, followed by a full release in April.

by | March 14, 2018 | 18:14

Find out more about Pi Day here. The Google doodle is celebrating Pi day in honour of the never ending sequence of numbers that forms a cornerstone of mathematics. It is the ratio between a circle's circumference to it's diameter. Pi's existence was recorded as early as nearly 4,000 years ago. The ancient Babylonians calculated pi roughly 4,000 years ago.

by | March 14, 2018 | 15:26

The chip runs at 1.4GHz, which throttles down to 1.2GHz only once temperatures exceed 70 degrees Celsius. Wireless networking has been given a boost too, thanks to an integrated Cypress CYW43455 combination chip that rocks both 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.2, routed to a Proant PCB antenna like the one used on the Zero W, for improved wireless performance, particularly in the 5 GHz band.

by | March 14, 2018 | 14:20

Howe & Rusling Inc who had been investing in Adobe Sys Inc for a number of months, seems to be less bullish one the $109.00 billion market cap company. It also increased its holding in Perkinelmer Inc Com Stk (NYSE:PKI) by 10,000 shares in the quarter, for a total of 90,000 shares, and has risen its stake in Bluebird Bio (NASDAQ:BLUE).

by | March 14, 2018 | 13:55

In the teaser, it appears to show a more upmarket model, with a longer profile similar to that of the NX/RX SUVs, from Toyota's premium brand Lexus. The introduction of the new RAV4 follows last week's reveal of the all-new, 12th-generation Corolla in hatchback guise at the 2018 Geneva International Motor Show.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:56

Ahead of ZDI's Pwn2Own contest starting tomorrow, Microsoft has also released Windows 10 cumulative updates fixing a number of security issues, including some rated highly critical. With Windows Defender System Guard, Microsoft is adding a new level of security by adding Memory integrity (hypervisor-protected code integrity) in Core Isolation as part of its work around virtualization-based security.

by | March 14, 2018 | 12:15

The common crimes include phone porting, computer hacks, phishing attacks and cryptocurrency Ponzi schemes. We need to actively prevent any instances of hacking before they occur, as well as follow through after-the-fact. Binance Company officials are thankful that on this incident the hack was unsuccessful as they quickly caught on to the intrusions thus freezing all withdrawals.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:51

Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Monday received approval from its board to raise up to Rs 16,500 crore for refinancing debt, and paying for spectrum liabilities. Analysts said re-financing this debt would give the Sunil Mittal-led company more room to compete against Jio. Bharti Airtel shares were up 0.51% at Rs 422.90 on BSE in early afternoon trade.

by | March 14, 2018 | 09:33

From what appears from the company's social media teasers and tweets, the company could well be launching the Redmi 5 in India , media reports have said. The Redmi 5 will be priced between Redmi 5A and Redmi Note 5 . It is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, coupled with 2GB/ 3GB of RAM and 16GB/ 32GB of inbuilt storage.

by | March 14, 2018 | 05:07

The move was rightfully made after a user typed in the word "crime" and a GIF with the N-word appeared with a monkey next to it. For weeks we punctuated our night out snaps and selfies with animated emblems, but in recent days, Instagram users have complained that the GIF action no longer works on their phones.

by | March 14, 2018 | 02:24

Keep in mind that Apple will only allow a third-party assistant like Google Assistant , Cortana and Alexa to work when the app is open. Consumers can ask Google assistant to check the weather, control smart home devices, cast content to TVs via Chromecast and more.

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:59

Update: The new PUBG update is now live, along with the full patch notes . To use the new emote menu, hold down the ~ button and left-clicking the emote you want activated. Following the recent anti-cheat update , PUBG Corp. didn't offer any further information about when or if this patch would be coming back. We have mitigated lag and stutter instances and alleviated frame drop and lag occurrences happening when players are pushed together, starting from the second half of a match, or ...

by | March 13, 2018 | 21:23

As for the OSes themselves, we've heard far more detailed reports about Apple's rumored iOS plans. Every year, we get to hear about the future of the operating systems running on our phones, tablets, computers, watches, and even TVs. Previous year at WWDC Apple debuted ARKit, and since then, developers with apps in every category on the App Store have embraced inventive ways to engage customers with virtual experiences overlaid in the real world.

by | March 13, 2018 | 19:27

The Fitbit Versa is available for pre-order at the Fitbit shop for $200/€200/£200. The more rounded design should be giving you Pebble Time Steel flashbacks ( Fitbit acquired Pebble a while back). Some may find that frustrating, but it's a sensible feature to lose if you want to save a bit of money. There's a fully range of sport-specific workout tracking on offer and, like the Fitbit Ionic , there are lovely vibrant screens for each of the main sports - swimming, running, cycling.

by | March 13, 2018 | 14:06

A report by FoneArena has also claimed that the Xperia R1 duo will receive features like Xperia Actions, which is an AI-based service that can suggest actions based on interaction with games on the smartphone. Connectivity features offered by the two smartphones include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2 Low Energy, USB Type-C port, GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, and 4G VoLTE .

by | March 13, 2018 | 12:50

Kelley will executive produce The Undoing through David E. Kelley Productions and will serve as the showrunner. 'David has created another propulsive series with a fascinating, complicated female role as its centre, ' she said. A search for a director is underway. Nicole Kidman is set to star in "The Undoing" . The Undoing represents a reunion for most of the creative team behind HBO awards darling Big Little Lies .

by | March 13, 2018 | 10:24

Because the Switch offers both traditional home console and handheld play, it seems like it would be the ideal media player. Would you like the Netflix app on Switch? Before the Switch the console gaming space was dominated by the PS4 vs Xbox One battle-a battle which Microsoft was losing-but now Nintendo will push Xbox to the third spot.at least that's what IHS Markit predicts.

by | March 13, 2018 | 03:32

Venugopal, A.C. and Attorney General for India, that investigation shall be completed within six months". ED also found that a company promoted by Chidambaram's son Karti and nephew A Palaniappan allegedly received $2 lakh from the Maxis Group in the guise of software consultancy.

by | March 12, 2018 | 22:23

Tentatively codenamed BP23, the car's performance was confirmed at the Geneva Motor Show by CEO Mike Flewitt who also revealed that the vehicle will arrive later in 2018. Keen to express your interest? Unlike most McLaren production models, the BP23 will get a bespoke name - like the recently unveiled Senna supercar - and will cost in excess of £1.6million.